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Bihar polls: 4.77 percent turnout till 8 a.m.


Patna: 4.77 percent voter turnout was recorded till 8 a.m. on Sunday in the fourth phase of the five-phase Bihar assembly elections.

A total of 776 candidates are in fray for 55 assembly seats across seven districts namely West Champaran, East Champaran, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Muzaffarpur, Gopalgunj and Siwan. A total of 1,46,93,294 electorate will cast vote on 14,139 polling stations to elect their representatives.

Balloting has already completed on 131 seats in the earlier three rounds. After completion of fourth phase, voting would be over in 186 seats.

The last phase of polling is scheduled on November 5 on the remaining 57 seats. Campaigning is in full swing for the fifth and final phase to be held on Thursday in 57 constituencies spread over nine districts. (ANI)

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